Ship Card Meaning


The main Ship Lenormand card meaning is a journey or a trip. For example, the first ship is considered to be the ark, which Noah built at the behest of God in order to be saved from the flood. Therefore, this symbol is a kind of a refuge and salvation. From ancient times, a boat or a ship has been a symbol of traveling, moving, risk, adventurism and getting big profits. Free Tarot reading is available on our website. You may read a full description of the card Ship below.


Change, Abroad, Unstable period, Trip, Hope, Purposefulness

Lenormand card meaning of the Ship: Upright Meaning

As a ruke, the card directly indicates a journey or moving. In order to find out about the nature of the trip, as well as how it will go, search for the Lenormand Ship combinations. The Ship also speaks of a real wish to change the Questiner’s life and rise to a higher level. Moreover, the Ship Lenormand card meaning is constant overcoming of difficulties, solutions to more new posers, making plans for the future. Finally, this symbol may indicate a rich imagination, a literary gift, increased sensitivity and developed intuition.

Lenormand card meaning of the Ship: Reversed Meaning

A negative Lenormand card meaning of the Ship talks of nervousness, haste, reckless decision-making and unnecessary risks. You should take care of health as the questioner is likely to face an accident or a crash. Quarrels with partners can lead to rupture and bad reputation. You are likely to face the collapse of ambitions, setbacks and a hard life period. An attempt to escape from problems across the seven seas. 

The Ship in a Love Reading

Upright: The card means a new level of relations, something will change radically, you will do what you haven’t done before: the first trip together, moving under one roof, an offer to get married (if confirmed by the rest of the cards). Female in Querent’s life (female friend, partner, family member). A female Querent is associated with femininity. If the Querent identifies as female - the Querent/td, anima.

The Ship is a very freedom-loving person. When somebody tries to ruin their borders, it all ends with quarrels, partings and divorce. The following Lenormand Ship combinations will indicate problems in relationships and a lack of understanding: the Broom, the Coffin, the Scythe, the Rats. The Ring can be added to divorce, and the Tower can be added to the litigation.  Love in the distance also comes out under this card (for married couples).

Reversed: In a negative aspect, the Lenormand card meaning of the Ship speaks of both physical and emotional distance of partners from each other. Probably there was a departure of one of the partners that resulted with emotional unrest, depression. If there are negative symbols nearby, then the feeling of those in love will gradually fade away.

The Ship When Asking About Careers

Upright: The Ship Lenormand card meaning in work is changes and transformations. This is a new team, a business trip, a novelty in the work process, work on changes. If there is a talk about earnings, then it will be possible to withdraw profit from trade, logistics, tourism, advertising and transport. 

Reversed: The symbol can push you to creative classes or it says that it’s time to take a vacation or go to a pension.

The Ship When Asking About Finances

Upright: The main meaning of the Ship in material plan are business trips, international partners, profitable deals and financial success in trade.

Reversed: A reversed card indicates a turm-oil, when you hardly make two ends meet and don’t know what to do.

FAQ Lenormand card meaning of the Ship

  • What does the Ship mean in reading Lenormand?

    The Ship Lenormand card meaning correlates with journeys, movement, plans, prospects, possible success. The changes that will soon burst into your life will be significant and will greatly affect you.

  • What is shown on this card?

    In most decks, the card depicts a surface of water and a ship sailing on full sails. Clear sky, bright sun and only small waves shake the ship from side to side. A clear sky symbolizes ideas and plans, and water gives strength, it cleanses, washes away old feelings and doubts, and fills with fresh energy.

  • What is this card by number?

    The Ship occupies the 3rd number of the Lenormand deck.

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